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2006 Baseball Roster

Jeff Beachum

Class: SR-3L
Position: IF
Height: 6-1
Weight: 183 pounds
Previous School: Cordova HS
Hometown: Cordova, Tenn.

2005 (Junior): Shortstop who started all but one game and played almost every inning ... Earned Second Team All-Sun Belt honors ... Finished second on squad with 80 hits and first on team in doubles with 18 ... Batted .346 with 42 runs and 41 RBIs along with 11 stolen bases in 54 starts ... Posted a .370 batting average in Sun Belt play, belting 11 doubles and driving in 16 runs in 23 contests ... Ranked second on the club with 26 multi-hit outings ... Hit safely in 14 of the first 15 games of the season, including six- and eight-game hitting streaks ... Went 2-for-5 with two RBIs, a double and a run in Saturday game against Ball State ... Scored twice and stole a base on Sunday versus Southeastern Louisiana ... Doubled, scored a run and drove in another on Saturday against Jacksonville State ... Went 2-for-5 with two runs and one RBI on Sunday versus JSU ... Followed that with two hits, two runs, two RBIs and first homer of the season on Tuesday against Southern Illinois ... Had third straight two-hit game on Wednesday versus SIU with two RBIs and a double ... Tied career-high with four hits in SBC opener at Arkansas-Little Rock ... Had two hits, two walks and scored twice at Tennessee Tech ... Went 3-for-5 with four RBIs at Austin Peay ... Belted a grand slam in opener versus New Orleans ... Singled twice and scored two runs in finale versus UNO ... Had two hits and drove in a run in opener at Western Kentucky ... Put together a career-best 12-game hitting streak from April 17-May 7, collecting 19 hits in 52 at-bats (.365) with nine runs and six RBIs ... Scored three times in second game at home against Memphis ... Singled twice and drove in two runs on Saturday against South Alabama ... Doubled twice and drove in two runs in first game of doubleheader at Arkansas State ... Went 3-for-4 with a run in Friday victory over Florida International ... Had three hits and scored twice with an RBI against Lipscomb ... Doubled, tripled, collected three hits, scored twice and drove in another run in victory at Vanderbilt ... Collected eight hits in 13 at-bats at 18th-ranked Louisiana-Lafayette, his best weekend of the year ... Doubled twice, scored a run and drove in another in 10-1 Friday victory ... Collected two more hits and an RBI on Saturday and tied career-high with four hits, including two more doubles, and drove in two runs on Sunday against UL ... Recorded five hits in series against New Mexico State, including three doubles ... Recorded two hits and two RBIs versus Western Kentucky at Sun Belt Tournament ... Did not play in championship game because of a back ailment ... Ended the year with an 11-game hitting streak, going 22-for-44 (.500) with 11 runs scored, eight doubles and 10 RBIs ... Hit safely in 20 of the final 21 games of the year.

2004 (Sophomore): Earned First Team All-Sun Belt honors after batting .326 with 10 doubles, four home runs, 31 RBIs, 41 runs scored and a team-leading 14 stolen bases ... Ranked second on the team and tied for fifth in the Sun Belt with 77 hits ... Collected 16 walks and had just 20 strikeouts in 236 at-bats ... Started all but one game ... Batted .356 (26-for-73) with runners in scoring position ... Collected 22 multi-hit contests ... Batted .356 in 27 away games ... Had pair of two-hit games in season-opening series versus IP-Fort Wayne ... Went 6-for-10 with three runs scored, two RBIs and two doubles in series at Southeastern Louisiana, including a 3-for-4 performance on Sunday ... Belted a two-run homer, his first career round-tripper, on Saturday against Southwest Missouri State ... Had career-high four hits, including a game-tying two-run homer, in 8-3 win at Samford ... Went 3-for-5 with three runs scored and two RBIs, including his third homer in eight games, versus Troy State ... Homered and had two hits versus Tennessee Tech ... Went 2-for-3 with a run and one RBI in finale against Louisiana-Lafayette ... Tied his career-high with four hits at Austin Peay, driving in a run and scoring the tying run in the ninth ... Chopper up the middle plated two insurance runs in win over Lipscomb ... Had two hits against Vanderbilt ... Went 2-for-4 with a run in finale at South Alabama ... Did not play on Wednesday at Memphis, his first missed start since March 9, 2003 ... Went 5-for-9 with three runs, a double and one RBI in final two games against Western Kentucky, including his fifth game with at least three hits, on Sunday ... Had eight hits in 13 at-bats (.615) in series at New Orleans, including one three-hit and one four-hit contest, earning Sun Belt Player of the Week honors ... Went 3-for-4 on Friday against UNO and 4-for-5 with four RBIs on Sunday in the series sweep ... Went 2-for-4 with a run in finale versus Arkansas-Little Rock ... Went 12-for-30 (.400) over final eight games of season with three runs scored and four RBIs.

2003 (Freshman): Batted .309 in 55 games with 53 starts, scoring 34 runs with 11 doubles, two triples and 27 RBIs ... Had 15 two-out RBIs ... Led off the final 27 games of the season, with the Blue Raiders compiling a 19-8 mark during the stretch ... Collected first collegiate hit at Tennessee Tech, going 3-for-5 with a double ... Had a five-game hitting streak from March 12-18 ... Put together an 11-game hitting streak from March 23-April 6, collecting 16 hits in 43 at-bats with five runs and five RBIs ... Went 6-for-12 in three games at Louisiana-Lafayette ... Went 3-for-5 in last game against Memphis ... Had 2-for-5 efforts in both wins at Arkansas State, batting leadoff for the first time all season ... Collected three hits against both Vanderbilt and Southeast Missouri, scoring twice against SEMO ... Singled in win at Western Kentucky, ending WKU reliever Matt Wilhite's scoreless innings streak at 17.1 ... Had two doubles and a triple and scored five times in three games versus New Orleans ... Drove home the tying and go-ahead runs in the ninth in first game at Arkansas-Little Rock ... Singled and scored twice in second game at UALR ... Had two hits, two runs and an RBI in victory over UALR at SBC Tournament ... Collected a bases-clearing triple and also scored in second win over Cajuns ... Singled and scored a run in championship game against Western Kentucky ... Singled against Mississippi State and went 2-for-4 with two runs scored versus Missouri in Starkville Regional.

High School: Four-year letterwinner for coach Skip Blythe at Cordova HS ... Batted .389 with nine home runs as senior, earning All-District, All-Metro, All-Region, All-State and Memphis Area Player of the Year honors ... Holds CHS school records for most no-hitters, strikeouts and lowest ERA ... Also lettered one year in basketball.

Personal: Jeffrey Clay Beachum ... Born November 5, 1983 ... Son of Robert and Anita Beachum ... Majoring in Organizational Communication ... Father played baseball at Mississippi State and in Atlanta Braves organization.

2003 Game-by-Game Stats
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